From hotels to private accommodations, read on to find out about the best places to stay in Izmir, Turkey.
The metropolitan city in the Asia part of Turkey, Izmir is the third-largest city in Turkey and the second biggest port after Istanbul. You can reach Izmir by any type of transportation, from buses, trains, boats, and airplanes. It is also a hub for holiday cruises in the Aegean Sea. The city by the sea offers accommodation destinations around the coastline and into the deep heart of Turkey country, and here are our favorites. After you check these places out, have a look at the top day trips and best things to do in the city.
This accommodation offers the best sea view of Izmir bay, but do note: it’s on the 5th floor and has no elevator. It is walking distance to the Historical Elevator (Konak Asansor) and Kemeralti Bazaar. The waterfront is just a 5-minute walk and there is a bus stop just in front of the building.
The space has an air-conditioned living room and 2 bedrooms, with a complete kitchen and Airplay for apple devices. The host, Murat, is very attentive and is always ready to help you with whatever you need. With 2 big balconies, nothing beats the sunset view of Izmir Bay while you are sipping your drinks with your loved ones.
The Best Sea View in IzmirKonak, İzmir, TurkeySuperhost
Top guest reviewsfab views and apartment has all the amenitiesoutstanding views of the bay and an incredibly comfortable flatbreathtaking views from the balcony fantastic home theatre system and very comfy bedit’s amazing sea view and full of high technical facilitiesthe apartment is amazing with incredible views of the bayit is very clean and stylishapartment fantastic clean modernthe apartment is clean and very well equippedeverything is very clean and the appartment is well equipedthe house is very clean and very well organized
Host:the host was helpful and communicativemuarat very helpful hostgreat host and great apartmenthost was very nice and helpfulthat's the kind man he isRead more reviewsthe location is very good near by supermarket and taxi stationmurat’s apartment is amazing i always choose this location whenever i visit izmirthe home is beautiful and situated on a quiet residential neighbourhood near the baygreat apartment in a great location; just as described street parking is available in front of the buildingin short i would again stay at this location and would recommend it to all my friends and family
Consider living with locals when you book this accommodation. You will stay in a cozy apartment on the 2nd floor with stunning sea views, while the owner lives on the ground floor, but you will have your own access to the apartment and privacy. There is a pool bar and restaurant about a 5 minute walk away, where you can get a 10% guest discount on everything there!
An excellent location if you are looking for a quiet and peaceful area without much traffic. Izmir minibuses stop right out front in both directions, so it’s also very easy to move around the city. The apartment has a huge outdoor sitting terrace, which will grant you the stunning view of the Izmir Bay from afar.
★★★★★! All new Apartment with seaviewUrla, İzmir, TurkeySuperhost
Top guest reviewswe had an excellent stay in the top floor apartmentvery clean and comfortable in the roomsvery clean and with very smart arrangement of the rooms
Host:the hosts were very kind and considerateher parents who live onsite are lovely people who are extremely friendly kind welcoming and helpfulwonderful modern rooftop apartment with great hostsRead more reviewsgreat location and the apartmentlocation is perfect for peaceful stayingthis is a wonderful place in an excellent location
One of the reviewers called it “our palace in the sky” as the charming flat is located on the top of the hill and offers you the best city view by day and night. The accommodation has 2 bedrooms, a charming living room with a sofa bed, a fully equipped kitchen, and 2 bathrooms. It also has a large balcony where you can relax while drinking coffee and enjoy the sunset. If you’re lucky, you might see some horses walking around the hill below.
Awesome Sea View Stylish FlatKARSIYAKA, İzmir, TurkeySuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe apartment was beautiful beautiful view great amenities big tv netflixvery nice apartment with fantastic viewthe apartment has a nice viewthe rooms were comfortable and his living room and library impressivethe apartment has a great view it is very sweetgreat and clean housea beautiful clean and amazing apartmentnice clean city and apartmentit's clean secure and nicely decoratedit was clean and exactly the same as it is listed
Host:kemal is a great hostkemal is a great hosthost is very nice and kindkemal is a perfect hostkemal is a perfect hostRead more reviewsthe neighborhood is safe and there is a supermarket close bythe location is very easy to search in mapwe greatly enjoyed our time at kemal's placethis is a wonderful place to stay if you have a car
This is the perfect accommodation near the airport before you go onto other destinations around Asia. DoubleTree By Hilton Izmir Airport offers well-equipped rooms with a year-round outdoor pool. The staffs are very polite and always ready to help with all your needs. You don’t have to go far to find food, because you will be spoiled for choice at the on-site restaurant.
Located at the city centre, Met Boutique Hotel is only a short walk from Basmane metro and train station. Met Boutique Hotel is a small, nice hotel, so you can feel the intimacy, but it’s also centrally located so it’s easy for you to walk around the city. The staffs are courteous and always ready to help with all of your requests, organizing car rental and day trips.
Sitting at the beautiful promenade, one of the best areas to stay in Izmir, Key Hotel is situated in a historic building at the heart of the city with only a 5-minute walk to the iconic Konak Square. Key Hotel offers luxury starting from rooms with stunning sea view, a seafront restaurant, bar and a 250-bottle wine cellar. You can enjoy a complete breakfast buffet with both Turkish and international food, or you can enjoy the Lobby Bar to drink some aromatic coffee blends or cocktails, with a selection of books and magazines.
Enjoy the delicious international cuisine with an Aegean flair at the Key Restaurant while you watch the sunsets over the Gulf of Izmir. If you’re travelers who are interested in city walks, coastal walks and city trips, Key Hotel is your best choice.
Looking for a summer holiday by the sea with your family and pet? Deka Evleri, a pet friendly apartment, offers a spacious unit with a private kitchen and free Wi-Fi. This modernly furnished apartment includes two bedrooms and a living room with a French balcony. Within a 20 minute walk, you will arrive at the seaside; the Micro supermarket is only a 6-minute walk and there is a taxi corner there too. You can arrange boat trips from the accommodation, along with day trips to Ephesus and other cities nearby.
Another options for your family holiday in Izmir, Tempo Residence Comfort Izmir offers spacious fully furnished apartment units, with kitchens and a large living area. It is located only a 2-minute walk from the beach and is about a 10-minute walk to the town and railway station. You can find plenty of restaurants to indulge your senses nearby, or you can choose to have a rich breakfast delivered to your unit. You are free to use the kitchen at your own pleasure if you wish to cook in. You can arrange your day trips around cities nearby Izmir from the tour desk.
Don’t know where to stay in Izmir that meets your luxurious fantasies? A holiday apartment located on the 4th floor, this accommodation will offer you beautiful Gulf of Izmir views by day and by night. It has 2 bedrooms with complete kitchenware and appliances. It’s a perfect accommodation for a long holiday stay by the Aegean Sea. It is located only a short walk to the famous Historic Elevator, Konak Asansor, about 10 minutes from the seashore, and extensive modern shops and traditional bazaars are within a 20-minute walk.
2+1 Luxury VIP Residence w/Bay View - 2900-Konak Asansor
Price: from 70 USD
Number of Guests: 6
Suitable for five people, this two-bedroom apartment in the central neighborhood of Alsancak is another affordable place to stay in Izmir. Being on a high floor of a residential building, this bright home features a stunning view of the city and has a balcony that overlooks the district. The interior is kept to crisp, white paint with simple, ergonomic furniture. The ocean is about a minute away on foot, and the train station is approximately a ten-minute walk from the property.
Alsancak Sea View Apartement on Pedesterian Streetizmir, İzmir, TurkeySuperhost
Top guest reviewsthe air conditioners work very well and can provides plenty bottles of waterapartment had all we needed true two bedroom smart tv and small ocean viewflat is really comfortable just as described in the descriptionbathroom has amazing sink basin and washing machine and walk-in showerlovely sea view apartment super convenient location friendly doorman good amenitiesvery clean and confortableplace was perfectly clean with fresh towelsthe apartment itself was sparkling clean with thoughtful touches everywhere such as candles and teabagsit was very clean and all equipment you need was there in placealso the furnishing is nice and the apartment was very clean
Host:our host provided good restaurant recommemdations as wellcan is a very nice host and always wanting to helpcan was a great host always so quick to respond to our questions and requestscan is a perfect hostand can is a great host always kind and ready to helpRead more reviewsgreat location and nice flat close to seathe location is perfectthe best location plus great apartmentgreat location everything around youperfect location right on the main walkway yet zero street noise
If your party of four is looking for budget-friendly accommodation in Izmir, Baris’ place is the right fit for you. This luxurious vacation rental in the central neighborhood of Alsancak has two bedrooms and is within walking distance of the major shopping centers, restaurants, and public transportation in the city. Free Wi-Fi, a television, and a bright, air-conditioned living room are some of the best features of this home. A full kitchen is available here as well, should you wish to make your own meals.
2+1 Apartment in central Izmirİzmir, Turkey
Top guest reviewsthere is a fanwith the air conditioner it is also a relaxing and refreshing place in the hot summercomfortable nice clean house with all necessary amenitieseverything is tidy and cleangreat communication from barisapartment was clean well presented and great instructions for local area left printedthe apartment was very spacious and clean and had everything one would needthe house was clean and has everything you needthe best place in izmir very clean and have everything i needed
Host:the host is very nice and passionsnice house and nice hostbaris is a great host very sensitive and kindthe host family was very helpful and friendlyvery good host and real description feel in your own homeRead more reviewsgood location for the pricebest location in izmirthe location is very goodthe location really is fantasticclose to everything super market local/international restaurants and cafes and transportation (taxi stand and airport shuttle)
Armis Hotel offers a great location at the city centre, where you can walk to Basmane metro and train station and also to stores and restaurants to find local cheap delicacies to spoil your taste buds. It offers a spa and sauna facility for relaxation and it has a 24-hour rooftop bar (yes, 24 hour!) which offers a variety of drinks with the city views. Although the staffs don’t speak English very well, they’re always keen to ensure you are comfortable during your stay.
Address: Mursel Pasa Bulvari No 157 Kahramanlar
City by the sea
A perfect summer holiday should be around the sea, and Izmir has everything you need to enjoy your holiday, with lots of choices for the best accommodation on the side of Aegean Sea.
Frequently asked questions about places to stay in Izmir
1. Which places to stay in Izmir have nice views?
If you fancy a stay in Izmir where there is a stunning view of the surroundings, consider booking any of these properties: i) Key Hotel, ii) The Best Sea View in Izmir, iii) an awesome sea view stylish flat, and iv) an all new apartment.
2. Which places to stay in Izmir are good for families?
Izmir is a family-friendly destination. If your loved ones are visiting this stunning city with you, book any of these places to stay: Deka Evleri, Tempo Residence Comfort Izmir, this Alsancak sea view apartment, and this affordable central Izmir apartment.
3. Which places to stay in Izmir have a balcony?
Get the best views of Izmir by choosing to stay in these places that feature a balcony: Deka Evleri, The Best Sea View in Izmir, this awesome sea view stylish flat, and this Alsancak sea view apartment.
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